At the invitation of Distinguished Adjunct Professor Chen Yulin, Dr. Taroni Andrea, Chief Editor of Nature Physics, Dr. Heber Joerg, Executive Editor of Nature Communications, together with other two editors visited School of Physical Science and Technology (SPST), ShanghaiTech University on September 8th. Simultaneously, a meeting between two sides was successfully held in the administrative center in New Campus.
Vice Provost and Director of Human Resources Dr. Jiang Ge, Dean of SPST Professor Yang Peidong, Associate Dean of SPST Professor Liu Zhi, and part of principle investigators of SPST attended the meeting. Professor Yang Peidong extended a warm welcome to the visitors. Prof. Liu Zhi introduced latest developments of ShanghaiTech University and SPST. Afterwards, Professor Jiang Huaidong and several other principle investigators representatives briefly described individual research background and recent research results. Dr. Taroni Joerg and Dr. Heber Andrea respectively introduced background, submission requirements, and standards of review of Nature Physics and Nature Communications, etc. Both sides exchanged views on review system of Nature Journals and some of typical issues encountered in publication.
After the meeting, Dr. Taroni Andrea and Dr. Heber Joerg had a tour of the new campus, Shanghai Ultra Intense Laser Facility, Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility and Shanghai X-ray Free Electron Laser Facility.
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